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Sheriff Hutton Castle

A Grade II* Listed Building in Sheriff Hutton, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.0881 / 54°5'17"N

Longitude: -1.0052 / 1°0'18"W

OS Eastings: 465170

OS Northings: 466257

OS Grid: SE651662

Mapcode National: GBR PPF5.58

Mapcode Global: WHFBK.JHKV

Entry Name: Sheriff Hutton Castle

Location: Sheriff Hutton, Ryedale, North Yorkshire, YO60

County: North Yorkshire

District: Ryedale

Parish: Sheriff Hutton

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Listing Date: 25 January 1954

Last Amended: 15 July 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

English Heritage Legacy ID: 329526

Source ID: 1149592

Listing Text

SE 66 NE SHERIFF HUTTON MAIN STREET
(south side, off)

3/36 Sheriff Hutton Castle
(Formerly listed as The
25.1.54 Ruins of the Castle)
II*

Castle, now ruinous. Begun in 1382 by John, Lord Neville, with C15
gatehouse inserted. Sandstone and limestone rubble. Rectangular on plan
with 4 corner towers and remains of curtain walls enclosing inner court of
120 x 100 ft. Gatehouse to north of south-eastern tower, with a poorly
aligned intermediate tower to north. Substantial remains of corner towers
survive, to 4 storeys in places. Some trefoil headed cusped windows survive
and several fireplaces. Gatehouse has 4 shields in relief over first floor
window opening. Interior contains some surviving tunnel vaulting to ground
floor and cellars, that to north-eastern tower particularly well-preserved.
Pevsner "Yorkshire: The North Riding" 1966.
Victoria County History 1968.


Listing NGR: SE6517066257

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